The car crash that killed Princess Diana, her boyfriend and driver in Paris this weekend has sparked renewed interest in automobile safety, especially with seat belts and airbags.
School and Testing
School testing groups this week unveiled a new rash of statistics that claimed students were scoring higher in standardized tests nationwide. Officials who administer the SAT, ACT, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests said that even though the exams were being taken by a broader segment of the population, significant progress has been made in science and math scores over the last several years.
Education and Crime
As tens of millions of children return to school nationwide this week, an extended look at one special field of education and one that has undergone significant growth in recent yearsjuvenile detention centers.